Evelyn Jasmine Rios Killed in Head-On Crash on Southeast 34th Avenue in Amarillo

Evelyn Jasmine Rios Killed in Head-On Crash on Southeast 34th Avenue in Amarillo

Evelyn Jasmine Rios Killed in Amarillo Two-Vehicle Crash on Southeast 34th Avenue

Amarillo, Texas (January 20, 2020) – One person was killed, and another was injured in a head-on collision Thursday morning in Amarillo, according to the police.

The crash was reported around 8:22 a.m. January 16, at the overpass in the 400 block of Southeast 34th Avenue.

Police said Evelyn Jasmine Rios, 18, was driving westbound on Southeast 34th Avenue when she lost control of her car, slid into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into another car. 

Rios was declared dead at the scene.

The driver of the other car, a 17-year-old, was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Officers said speed and black ice were factors in the crash.

The Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department is conducting the investigation.

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